Ronald Acuña, born Ronald José Acuña Blanco Jr. is a professional baseball player with the Atlanta Braves baseball team. He is from Venezuela and was signed by the Braves as an international free agent in 2014.
After he signed with the Atlanta Braves, he was given $100,000 as a signing bonus. He started professional baseball in 2015 after he was assigned to play with the Gulf Coast Braves. He was later promoted to the Danville Braves that same season.
He spent the 2016 season playing for both the Gulf Coast Braves and Rome Braves. During the 2017 minor league season, he played with the Florida Fire Frogs of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League at the beginning of the season and was later promoted to the Mississippi Braves of the Class AA Southern League.
When the 2017 season was over, the Braves invited him to join the Arizona Fall League and assigned him to play with the Peoria Javelinas. The Braves promoted him to the major leagues in April 2018 and he made his MLB debut that same day against the Cincinnati Reds.
Ronald Acuña Jr. Parents: Meet Ronald Acuña Sr. And Leonelis Blanco
Ronald Acuña was born to Ronald Acuña Sr. and Leonelis Blanco. His father Ronald Sr. played minor league baseball and represented Venezuela at the 2011 Pan American Games.
For his mother, Leonelis much is not known about her as she keeps a low profile.